Webster's Dictionary, 1913

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Reintegrate transitive verb [ Prefix re- + integrate . Confer Redintegrate .] To renew with regard to any state or quality; to restore; to bring again together into a whole, as the parts off anything; to reëstablish; as, to reintegrate a nation. Bacon.

Reintegration noun A renewing, or making whole again. See Redintegration .

Reinter transitive verb To inter again.

Reinterrogate transitive verb To interrogate again; to question repeatedly. Cotgrave.

Reinthrone transitive verb See Reënthrone .

Reinthronize transitive verb To enthrone again. [ Obsolete]

Reintroduce transitive verb To introduce again. -- Re*in`tro*duc"tion (- d...k"sh...n) noun

Reinvest transitive verb To invest again or anew.

Reinvestigate transitive verb To investigate again. -- Re`in*ves`ti*ga"tion (- g..."sh...n) noun

Reinvestment noun The act of investing anew; a second or repeated investment.

Reinvigorate transitive verb To invigorate anew.

Reinvolve transitive verb To involve anew.

Reis noun [ Portuguese , plural of real , an ancient Portuguese coin.] The word is used as a Portuguese designation of money of account, one hundred reis being about equal in value to eleven cents.

Reis (rīs) noun [ Arabic raïs head, chief, prince.] A common title in the East for a person in authority, especially the captain of a ship. [ Written also rais and ras .]

Reis Effendi (r?s` ?f*f?n"d?). [ See 2d Reis , and Effendi .] A title formerly given to one of the chief Turkish officers of state. He was chancellor of the empire, etc.

Reissner's membrane (r?s"n?rz m?m"br?n). [ Named from English Reissner , A German anatomist.] (Anat.) The thin membrane which separates the canal of the cochlea from the vestibular scala in the internal ear.

Reissuable adjective Capable of being reissued.

Reissue transitive verb & i. To issue a second time.

Reissue noun A second or repeated issue.

Reit noun Sedge; seaweed. [ Obsolete or Prov. Eng.]

Reiter noun [ G., rider.] A German cavalry soldier of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.

Reiterant adjective [ See Reiterate .] Reiterating. [ R.] Mrs. Browning.

Reiterate (-āt) transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Reiterated (- ā`tĕd); present participle & verbal noun Reiterating .] [ Prefix re- + iterate : confer French réitérer , Late Latin reiterare to question again.] To repeat again and again; to say or do repeatedly; sometimes, to repeat.

That with reiterated crimes he might
Heap on himself damnation.
Milton.

You never spoke what did become you less
Than this; which to reiterate were sin.
Shak.

Syn. -- To repeat; recapitulate; rehearse.

Reiterate adjective Reiterated; repeated. [ R.]

Reiteratedly adverb Repeatedly.

Reiteration noun [ Confer French réitération .] The act of reiterating; that which is reiterated.

Reiterative noun
1. (Gram.) A word expressing repeated or reiterated action.

2. A word formed from another, or used to form another, by repetition; as, dillydally .

Reiver noun See Reaver . Ruskin.

Reject transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Rejected ; present participle & verbal noun Rejecting .] [ Latin rejectus , past participle of reicere , rejicere ; prefix re- re- + jacere to throw: confer French rejeter , formerly also spelt rejecter . See Jet a shooting forth.]


1. To cast from one; to throw away; to discard.

Therefore all this exercise of hunting . . . the Utopians have rejected to their butchers.
Robynson (More's Utopia).

Reject me not from among thy children.
Wisdom ix. 4.

2. To refuse to receive or to acknowledge; to decline haughtily or harshly; to repudiate.

That golden scepter which thou didst reject .
Milton.

Because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me.
Hos. iv. 6.

3. To refuse to grant; as, to reject a prayer or request.

Syn. -- To repel; renounce; discard; rebuff; refuse; decline.

Rejectable adjective Capable of being, or that ought to be, rejected.

Rejectamenta noun plural [ New Latin , from Latin rejectare , v. intens. from rejicere . See Reject .] Things thrown out or away; especially, things excreted by a living organism. J. Fleming.

Rejectaneous adjective [ Latin rejectaneus .] Not chosen or received; rejected. [ Obsolete] "Profane, rejectaneous , and reprobate people." Barrow.

Rejecter noun One who rejects.

Rejection noun [ Latin rejectio : confer French réjection .] Act of rejecting, or state of being rejected.

Rejectitious adjective Implying or requiring rejection; rejectable. Cudworth.

Rejective adjective Rejecting, or tending to reject.

Rejectment (-m e nt) noun Act of rejecting; matter rejected, or thrown away. Eaton.

Rejoice (re*jois") intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Rejoiced (-joist"); present participle & verbal noun Rejoicing (-joi"s?ng).] [ Middle English rejoissen , Old French resjouir , resjoir , French réjouir ; prefix re- re- + OF, esjouir , esjoir , French éjouir , to rejoice; prefix es- (L. ex- ) + Old French jouir , joir , French jouir , from Latin gaudere to rejoice. See Joy .] To feel joy; to experience gladness in a high degree; to have pleasurable satisfaction; to be delighted. "O, rejoice beyond a common joy." Shak.

I will be glad and rejoice in thy mercy.
Ps. xxxi. 7.

Syn. -- To delight; joy; exult; triumph.

Rejoice transitive verb
1. To enjoy. [ Obsolete] Bp. Peacock.

2. To give joy to; to make joyful; to gladden.

I me rejoysed of my liberty.
Chaucer.

While she, great saint, rejoices heaven.
Prior.

Were he [ Cain] alive, it would rejoice his soul to see what mischief it had made.
Arbuthnot.

Syn. -- To please; cheer; exhilarate; delight.

Rejoice noun The act of rejoicing. Sir T. Browne.

Rejoicement (-m e nt) noun Rejoicing. [ Obsolete]

Rejoicer noun One who rejoices.

Rejoicing noun
1. Joy; gladness; delight.

We should particularly express our rejoicing by love and charity to our neighbors.
R. Nelson.

2. The expression of joy or gladness.

The voice of rejoicing and salvation is in the tabernacles of the righteous.
Ps. cxviii. 15.

3. That which causes to rejoice; occasion of joy.

Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage forever, for they are the rejoicing of my heart.
Ps. cxix. 111.

Rejoicingly adverb With joi or exultation.

Rejoin transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Rejoined (-joind"); present participle & verbal noun Rejoining .] [ French rejoindre ; prefix re- re- + joindre to join. See Join , and confer Rejoinder .]
1. To join again; to unite after separation.

2. To come, or go, again into the presence of; to join the company of again.

Meet and rejoin me, in the pensive grot.
Pope.

3. To state in reply; -- followed by an object clause.

Rejoin intransitive verb
1. To answer to a reply.

2. (Law) To answer, as the defendant to the plaintiff's replication.

Rejoinder noun [ From French rejoindre , inf., to join again. See Rejoin .]
1. An answer to a reply; or, in general, an answer or reply.

2. (Law) The defendant's answer to the plaintiff's replication.

Syn. -- Reply; answer; replication. See Reply .

Rejoinder intransitive verb To make a rejoinder. [ Archaic]

Rejoindure (-dur) noun Act of joining again. [ Obsolete] "Beguiles our lips of all rejoindure " (i.e., kisses). Shak.

Rejoint (re-joint") transitive verb
1. To reunite the joints of; to joint anew. Barrow.

2. Specifically (Architecture) , to fill up the joints of, as stones in buildings when the mortar has been dislodged by age and the action of the weather. Gwilt.